Law 12:56 24/01/2023 Armenia

Armenian ombudswoman resubmits resignation

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Kristinne Grigoryan on Tuesday resubmitted resignation to the National Assembly, her office said in a statement. Grigoryan tendered her resignation on Monday, citing plans to move on to another job.

“According to Article 13 (2) of the Constitutional Law on the Human Rights Defender of Armenia the powers of the Defender cease after the submission of the application for resignation by the latter, no later than if the application for resignation is resubmitted within a period of one week. The first application of the resignation was submitted on January 23, 2023,” the ombudsperson’s office said.

“According to the Constitutional Law on the Human Rights Defender of Armenia, in case of the premature termination of the powers of the Defender due to resignation, the Defender shall publish and present to the National Assembly a summary report on the activities carried out during the period between the submission of the regular annual report and the submission of the resignation.” The Summary Report submitted to the National Assembly can be accessed here.

“Not only does the Summary Report include the information about the activities of the Defender, but also the analyses and recommendations to be presented in the 2022 annual report of the institution,” the statement read.



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